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Add 45/20 and 27/56

1st number: 2 5/20, 2nd number: 27/56

45/20 + 27/56 is 153/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 14 = 280,
    45/20 = 45 × 14/20 × 14 = 630/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    27/56 = 27 × 5/56 × 5 = 135/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    630/280 + 135/280 = 630 + 135/280 = 765/280
  5. 765/280 simplified gives 153/56
  6. So, 45/20 + 27/56 = 153/56
    In mixed form: 241/56

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